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April 4, 2004
Integration's Triumphs & Failures after 50 years
The Washington Post Magazine Features a series of articles on integration.
Barbara Rose Johns is remembered
not only as a soldier of civil rights, but also as a role model for her family.
Montgomery Blair High School
in Silver Spring shows what happens when everyone in the school is a minority.
In the early 20th century, African American
students learned the hard way that seperate was nowhere near equal.
Josie Davenport, Paul Bergeron
and their McKinley High School classmates were on the unnerving front line of integration.
The landmark decision in Brown v. Board is an appropriate moment to consider the
implications of low expectations
when it comes to African American and Hispanic students.
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